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The Tayvallich Inn

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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
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Tayvallich, Lochgilphead PA31 8PL, Scotland
+44 1546 870282
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Today
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal in the Inn, service was prompt and friendly and the food was great. Had scallops as a starter and steak as a main - all cooked very well. House wine was good quality and reasonably priced. Mix of families, couples and locals at the bar made for a good atmosphere. And to top it off the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just dropped in for a drink but were made to feel very welcome by pleasant staff. The Inn has an outdoor seating area; excellent in good weather and let's you get the most from the lovely view across the bay. Various crafts, of all sizes, use this small harbour so it's an ideal place to watch the world go by... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

The location is stunning, the atmosphere is very welcoming, the food is delicious and the owners and staff are fun. My wife has a gluten allergy and although they can't guarantee 100% they did work hard to ensure it was safe for her to eat. Although we didn't arrive on music night we heard from several repeat customers that its... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Friendly place with a great view over the harbour. Good food and good little bar. Good outdoor seating area. The autumn colours are stunning at present.

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Thank mornaball
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

What a nice surprise this place was. They had a typical Scottish/seafood menu, but with an....well, asian flare. I had hot smoked salmon, smoked cheddar cakes served with pea shoots and sweet chili sauce. So good! For my meal I had mussels that were cooked perfectly and so well flavored.

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Thank anirt53
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Visited recently for dinner with my family. Staff are very friendly, food was lovely. Would say food is a little pricey for bar meals but worth it as fish is freshly caught. Nice atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food at a very reasonable price. Warm and friendly. Wonderful location and very much worth the drive.

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Thank Alan T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal presentation was lovely staff on the ball & friendly well worth a visited lovely view it great specialy if you are out door person out on your bike or boat or walking

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Thank Elizabeth B
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We visit the location often and try to eat at the Tayvallich Inn whenever we are there, from the simple burger to amazing sea food we have never been disappointed, great place to take friends and family or just enjoy some well deserved chill time, everyone is so helpful and friendly.

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We had two meals in this inn and both meals exceeded my expectation the scallops I had were the best I have ever had and I have had lots all over the world the service was first class all in all one of the best inns I have been in

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $28
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tayvallich, Lochgilphead PA31 8PL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead
  • Phone Number: +44 1546 870282
Description
Situated in the picturesque village of Tayvallich on the shores of Loch Sween, the Inn overlooks the beautiful natural harbour of Tayvallich bay. At the heart of this small and vibrant community, the Tayvallich Inn has always been a popular meeting place for sailors, holidaymakers, more recently kayakers and all who enjoy our warm hospitality and good food. Established over 30 years ago, the Tayvallich Inn specialises in fresh, locally caught seafood, much of which is landed on our doorstep from the cold, pristine waters of the sound of Jura. Along with seafood we serve other fresh produce, sourcing locally where ever possible.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Kelso, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?